Monday October 23-rd, 2017

President Trump looms large over Virginia governor's race President Trump looms large over Virginia governor's race

Gov. Ralph Northam to the violent gang MS-13. The president's tweet Thursday night was his first public comment about the Virginia governor's contest between Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam , which will be held November 7.

SCOTUS begins hearing arguments on potentially crucial gerrymandering case SCOTUS begins hearing arguments on potentially crucial gerrymandering case

Following the 2010 Census , the Wisconsin Legislature - controlled by Republicans - drew new district lines as required by the Constitution. For example, the 7th Congressional District - which some say looks like Goofy kicking Donald Duck in the...

How the front pages reacted to Theresa May's calamitous conference speech How the front pages reacted to Theresa May's calamitous conference speech

In his interview, Vaizey, who supported staying in the European Union at last year's referendum, said the Conservative Party is "split down the middle" on Brexit "and that's very bad for the country". The Kent MP and energy minister Greg Clark says...

Republic of Ireland and Wales heading for Cardiff showdown Republic of Ireland and Wales heading for Cardiff showdown

Rankings of second placed teams are decided with matches against the bottom side in the group disregarded. But they never seriously came close to threatening the hosts' goal before Alexandru Gatcan was sent off in injury time for a head-butt as I...

Moscow Welcomes Saudi King, Describes Visit As 'Most Important Event' Moscow Welcomes Saudi King, Describes Visit As 'Most Important Event'

The current agreement runs until March 2018. Anna Borshchevskaya, a fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, says Russian Federation has no capacity to replace the United States as Saudi Arabia's key ally. Russia's Rosoboronexpor...

Commerce: Trade deficit down slightly in August Commerce: Trade deficit down slightly in August

Exports in August totaled 195.3 billion dollars (an increase of 0.4 percent), while imports came to 237.7 billion dollars. The report indicates that an improving picture for the global economy is supporting demand for American goods and services.

Fourth Green Beret's body found after Niger attack Fourth Green Beret's body found after Niger attack

Four Nigerien soldiers were also killed, eight were wounded and two US soldiers were wounded "after intense fighting, during which elements of the joint force showed exemplary courage", according to the statement. On Thursday, Joint Staff Director Lt...

Scattered showers Friday with temps in the near 70s

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Around one-quarter inch of rain possible. High 77F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 miles per hour. Saturday - Mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers and thunderstorms with a 40% chance of rainfall. Overnight lows ...

Myanmar ready to take back Rohingya refugees Myanmar ready to take back Rohingya refugees

The UN has described the exodus as the world's fastest-developing refugee emergency, slamming Buddhist-majority Myanmar for engaging in ethnic cleansing against its Rohingya Muslim minority. Some 900,000 doses of vaccine are due to arrive in the re...

Washington NRA, Trump, Congress agree on regulating 'bump stocks' Washington NRA, Trump, Congress agree on regulating 'bump stocks'

Other proposals introduced in Congress this year have included allowing concealed-carry permits to apply across state lines and a bill that was expected to come up in short order until the mass shooting in Las Vegas that would make it easier for more...

President Trump at dinner with military commanders cites 'calm before the storm' President Trump at dinner with military commanders cites 'calm before the storm'

I will tell you that. "We have the world's great military people, thank you all for coming", he concluded the meeting. Then, at 3 p.m., he met Republican National Committee Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel before meeting with the military leaders in t...

Trump's Welcome Change of Heart on South Korea Trade Deal Trump's Welcome Change of Heart on South Korea Trade Deal

They point out that America's trade deficit in goods with South Korea has more than doubled, to $27 billion, since the treaty came into effect in 2012. "The US has placed a priority on reducing its trade deficit with Korea, which it says has more t...

Appeals court lifts stay of decision that favored Planned Parenthood Appeals court lifts stay of decision that favored Planned Parenthood

A federal appeals court is reversing an action that could have slowed the expansion of abortion services in Missouri. Missouri enacted a stay hoping to block it, but the 8th U.S. Terry Branstad (R) signed into law on May 5, requires pregnant patien...

House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban Legislation House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban Legislation

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced last week the House would vote on H.R. 36, calling it legislation that "will respect the sanctity of life and stop needless suffering". Although the bill passed easily in the House, experts say getti...

Gauri Lankesh murder: K'taka HM says 'have clues, info' Gauri Lankesh murder: K'taka HM says 'have clues, info'

However, Mr. Reddy refused to disclose details, saying this would hamper investigations which were at a crucial stage. Gauri Lankesh, known to be an anti-establishment voice with strident anti-right wing views, was shot dead at close range by unkno...

Narendra Modi lays foundation for AIIMS in Himachal Pradesh Narendra Modi lays foundation for AIIMS in Himachal Pradesh

Asserting that no case of corruption had surfaced after the NDA government came to power, Modi said, "In the last three years, there has been no allegation of corruption on my government". But Virbhadra Singh has lined up a strong team of loyalists...

Yogi Adityanath Protests Against CPI (M) For Targeting BJP Workers Yogi Adityanath Protests Against CPI (M) For Targeting BJP Workers

Adityanath was flanked by Kerala BJP unit president Kummanam Rajashekharan in the seven-kilometre Jan Raksha Yatra . Speaking to reporters during the rally, the BJP chief said the point for the rally is to focus "political violence" in the state.

Kerala's Shafin-Hadia marriage: SC to examine whether HC can annul marriage Kerala's Shafin-Hadia marriage: SC to examine whether HC can annul marriage

Dave also accused the court of going beyond its jurisdiction while ordering NIA probe saying what the court was hearing was a petition filed by the husband and reminded the bench that neither the state or the father of the girl had come to the co...

Honeypreet Insan surrenders; Haryana police get custody Honeypreet Insan surrenders; Haryana police get custody

I am innocent . Have you seen me anywhere inciting riots? Now, she has come out in the open and said that she was depressed by the allegations filed against her. Honeypreet had become an expert in giving police the slip. "I was there with my Papa ( ...

Million People Saw Russia Linked Ads: Facebook Inc (FB) Million People Saw Russia Linked Ads: Facebook Inc (FB)

On November 8, 2016, Wisconsin and MI toppled into Republican camp for less than 1% of votes. Trump beat Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in MI by just 10,704 votes. Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democratic on the House Intelligence Committ...

Walmart Acquires New York Delivery Company Parcel Walmart Acquires New York Delivery Company Parcel

The deal, for which terms were not disclosed, gives Walmart access to Parcel's routing algorithms, fleet of leased vehicles, and employees, the retailer said in a blog post Tuesday. However, it will also work for WMT to delivery goods for it in...

Atlanta Rappers Rejoice Over Cannabis Decriminalization Measure Atlanta Rappers Rejoice Over Cannabis Decriminalization Measure

The measure, which passed 15-0 , amends the local law so that possession of up to one ounce of marijuana is punishable by a $75 fine, and no more. The next step towards making it a law involves getting the signature of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed ...

LaVar Ball just pulled LaMelo Ball out of high school LaVar Ball just pulled LaMelo Ball out of high school

LaMelo Ball still aims to join UCLA one day, but he'll be training and schooling at home in the meantime. Should UCLA be anxious about LaMelo's eligibility? Arguably the most famous high school basketball player in the social media era, the yo...

Senate panel approves CHIP funding reauthorization Senate panel approves CHIP funding reauthorization

The bill also would give $1 billion in extra Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico . Grassley (R-Iowa), who has tried for years to advance legislation targeting rising prescription drug costs to little avail, is pushing two bills as potential offsets for ...

Greenblatt Calls on Palestinians to Recognize Israel, Adopt Nonviolence Greenblatt Calls on Palestinians to Recognize Israel, Adopt Nonviolence

In his opening address, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah renewed his pledge to end the rift. "We are here to turn the page on division, restore the national project to its correct direction and establish the (Palestinian) state", he said.

Honeypreet Insan, adopted daughter of Ram Rahim arrested Honeypreet Insan, adopted daughter of Ram Rahim arrested

Serious charges of sedition, waging war and inciting people for violence have been slammed on Honeypreet . Both of them were being questioned. She is not speaking much. However, India Today has now managed to get in touch with Honeypreet and sh...

Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif stages defiant comeback Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif stages defiant comeback

The trial comes on the same day as the ruling PML-N introduces legislation that would allow disqualified legislators to head a political party. Opposition leader, while criticising the role of the Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan and Pakistan Te...

Georgia city will rename itself Amazon if it wins the new headquarters Georgia city will rename itself Amazon if it wins the new headquarters

In order for the City of Amazon to be created, the DeKalb legislative delegation will be asked to propose the de-annexation of a portion of Stonecrest during the 2018 or 2019 session of the General Assembly. The company is promising to bring 50...

New Yorkers pay the second highest ATM fees in the country New Yorkers pay the second highest ATM fees in the country

Bankrate .com looked at fees charged by 10 banks in each of the 25 largest metropolitan areas to compile the survey. According to the latest Bankrate .com checking study released today, ATM fees have hit a record high for the eleventh year in a ...

Death Toll Climbs After Vegas Shooting Attack Death Toll Climbs After Vegas Shooting Attack

Ryan said the actions of the gunman who killed at least 59 people and wounded hundreds more will not "define us as a country". Duncan, who grew up hunting with his father, included the silencer measure in a larger bill to enhance hunting and fishin...

Congress can't even handle health care for kids Congress can't even handle health care for kids

The program is created to cover age-appropriate services especially needed by children, Hamilton said, including dental coverage, metal health and substance use treatment that may otherwise not be covered by other insurance means available to low-i...

Palestinian PM arrives in Gaza, first visit since 2015 Palestinian PM arrives in Gaza, first visit since 2015

The prime minister of the West Bank-based Palestinian government, Rami al-Hamdallah chaired the first meeting of the Palestinian cabinet for three years in Gaza in a move toward reconciliation between mainstream Fatah and Hamas. Hamas's reversal was ...

Tropical Depression 16 could hit Florida as hurricane on Sunday Tropical Depression 16 could hit Florida as hurricane on Sunday

Beyond Saturday, forecast confidence drops off a bit, which is usually the case with developing tropical systems. Water temperatures in the western Caribbean Sea are now in the mid- to upper 80s, which is two to five degrees warmer than average, ac...

Police Swarm USC Campus, Say There's 'No Shooting' Police Swarm USC Campus, Say There's 'No Shooting'

Officer Irma Mota says calls came in around 12:20 p.m. Monday near the north end of campus, which is near downtown Los Angeles. Another student, Remy Porsella, says he heard screaming and saw people running out of the hall. The busy student interse...

Women's Center kicks-off Domestic Violence Awareness Month Women's Center kicks-off Domestic Violence Awareness Month

As it has for the past twenty years, the SC attorney general's office organized a silent witness ceremony on the grounds of the State House in downtown Columbia, S.C. Bennett called on those taking part in the vigil to pray for those who might be tra...

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